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Ingredients: 1.5 oz silver Tequila (unaged) .75 oz White Creme de Cacao .75 oz Lemon Juice Absinthe Instructions: Coat a cocktail glass with absinthe. Then shake the other three ingredients with ice and strain. **This cocktail was created by Jim Meehan of PDT in New York**
**This recipe is a GINtender orginal** Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Lucid Absinthe, 1/2 oz. Belle de Brillet Pear Cognac, 1 oz. Bluecoat American Dry Gin, 2 oz. Fresh-pressed apple juice, Dash of Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6 Instructions: Shake ingredients well on ice. Add bitters after straining drink into a martini glass. Garnish with a [...]
Ingredients: .5 oz Lucid Absinthe, 1 oz. Cognac, .5 oz. Fresh lemon juice, .5 oz simple syrup, 2 Sprigs of fresh mint, Dash of Peychauds Bitters, Dash of The Bitter Truth Chocolate Mole Bitters Instructions: Muddle citrus peels in simple syrup. Slap mint leaves to release flavor and add to shaker. Add remaining ingredients and [...]
Ingredients: 1 part Lucid Absinthe, 1 part Van Gogh Blue Vodka, 2 parts Banana liqueur Instructions: Shake ingredients with ice and strain into shot glasses. Happy St. Patrick’s Day GINtender fans! This unique little shooter is sure to get your St. Patty’s festivities started off right.
Ingredients: 1/3 part Lucid Absinthe, 1/3 part Van Gogh “Blue”, 1/3 part Blue Curacao Instructions: Shake ingredients well and serve in tall glass on ice.
Ingredients: 1 oz. Lucid Absinthe, 1 oz. Hard apple cider, 1 egg white blood orange bitters Instructions: Pour absinthe, cider and egg white into shaker and shake well on ice. Then pour into cocktail glass. Add splash of orange bitters.
Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Lucid Absinthe, .75 oz. Almond syrup (suggested: Monin), .5 oz. fresh lime juice, 3-4 Pitted sour cherries, Sparkling wine or Champagne, Freshly grated nutmeg Instructions: In mixing glass, muddle sour cherries, lime juice and syrup. Add ice and Lucid; shake well. Strain into champagne flute (chilled) and top with sparkling wine [...]
Ingredients: Fresh season fruit (recommended: strawberry, lime, orange, kiwi) .25 oz. Lucid Absinthe, 1.25 oz. Cachaca, .5 oz. Spanish Brandy, .5 oz. Orange Liquor, 1 oz. Red Wine Instructions: Throughly muddle fruit with Lucid, cachaca, brandy and orange liquor in a cocktail shaker. Pour contents into red wine glass and float red wine on [...]
Ingredients: 1 oz. Lucid Absinthe, 1.5 oz. Midori Ginger Ale Lime Instructions: Muddle a couple of lime wedges in a rocks glass. Add ice, Lucid and Midori. Transfer all ingredients thus far to a shaker. Shake well and then return all contents to rocks glass. Top drink with ginger ale and garnish with lime [...]
Ingredients: 1 oz. Lucid Absinthe 3 oz. Peach Nectar or Peach Puree 2 oz. Ginger Ale Instructions: Mix all ingredients in Highball glass with ice and stir well. Garnish with peach wedge on rim of glass.
Ingredients: 1 oz. Lucid Absinthe 2 oz. Orange Juice Champagne Instructions: Shake Lucid and orange juice well on ice. Strain into shot glasses, but be sure to leave room to top with champagne. Each shot should have roughly 3 oz. of champagne. GINtender reminder: Shooting straight absinthe is not encourage or condoned by the [...]
Ingredients: .5 oz. Lucid Absinthe, .5 oz. Triple Sec, 1 oz. Pineapple Juice, 1 oz. Champagne, 4-5 Mint leaves Instructions: Muddle mint leaves with triple sec in the bottom of a Collins glass. Then fill glass with ice, add absinthe, pineapple juice and champagne. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
Ingredients: 1 oz. Lucid Absinthe 1 oz. Goldschlager .75 oz. Almond Syrup .75 oz. Fresh Lime Juice Ginger Beer Lime Wedge Instructions: Shake all ingredients, except ginger beer and lime wedge, on ice. Strain into a Collins glass full of ices and top with ginger beer. Garnish with lime wedge. Although we are [...]
Ingredients: 1 oz. Lucid Absinthe 2-3 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka Crushed Chocolate Cookie Chinese Star Anise Instructions: Line rim of chilled martini glass with crushed chocolate cookie. Add ice, chocolate and vodka, Lucid Absinthe and simple syrup. Shake and strain into martini glass. Garnish with chinese star. Okay, so this isn’t [...]
Ingredients: 1/3 shot Tequila Gold 1/3 shot Green Chartreuse 1/3 shot Absinthe 3 drops Pepper Sauce Instructions: Shake ingredients on ice and strain into Collins glass. Garnish with 3 drops of Pepper Sauce. ** Note: Not recommended for personal consumption. Serve to enemies ONLY! Rumor has it that this drink was invented by Murdoch to [...]
Ingredients: 1 dash(es) Cinnamon 1 oz. Vieux Carre (Absinthe Superieure) 1 dash(es) Nutmeg 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup 1/4 oz. Green Chartreuse Instructions: In a mixing glass, muddle 3 dials of fresh ginger. Add all ingredients. Shake thoroughly with ice, then strain over fresh ice in a highball glass. Top with [...]